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Employment Agreement - General Motors Corp. and Robert A. Lutz

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                                December 20, 2002

Mr. Robert A, Lutz

Dear Bob:

I am extremely pleased that you have agreed to remain for one year beyond our
previous agreement through year-end 2005. Our intent would be that after that
date your compensation and benefits would be under the continual review of the
Executive Compensation Committee (ECC).

Your base salary, and other components of incentive pay and benefits will be
reviewed periodically by the ECC of the Board of Directors and, based on that
review, may be adjusted. We will extend your bonus guarantee for one additional
year so that in no case will your bonus for calendar year 2004 be less than

Your participation in all compensation and benefits plans will be controlled by
the terms of those plans. Whenever we mutually agree that you would retire from
General Motors, we will work with you on a mutually satisfactory severance
arrangement as appropriate.

Please indicate your acceptance of the extended employment agreement by signing
below. Also, reflecting the extension of the employment term, you should achieve
a stock ownership level of at least four times your base salary.

I look forward to our continuing relationship.


                         (Signed by G. R. Wagoner, Jr.)


/s/ Robert A. Lutz                  12-20-02
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Robert A. Lutz                      Date